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Civil Society Wants Transparency in the Extractive Industry

Civil Society Wants Transparency in the Extractive Industry

Civil society wants the government to adopt a position of greater transparency in the extractive industry. The representatives of the advocate a review of the mechanisms and values distributed to the communities according to the revenues from the extractive industry.

The Mozambican civil society wants more transparency in the distribution of funds to the communities from where natural resources are extracted. The challenge was launched by the program director of the Institute for Multiparty Democracy (IMD), Dércio Alfazema, who denounces the lack of transparency in the distribution of revenues from the exploitation of extractive resources.

Civil society wants the government to adopt a position of greater transparency in the extractive industry. The representatives of the advocate a review of the mechanisms and “There is a need to move forward with the review of the 2.75% that is allocated to communities according to what the revenues from the exploitation of extractive resources are. There is still no transparency about how these funds are allocated, how they are applied and what are the effective benefits that are brought to the communities,” argues the program director of the Institute for Multiparty Democracy.

Dércio Alfazema recognizes the “need for a quick review and improvement of the policy, including the revision of the allocated amount”.

The demands of civil society were heard during a training session for technicians and deputies of the Planning and Budget Commission of the Assembly of the Republic. The initiative that discussed the supervision of the management of revenues from the extractive industry ended this Sunday, April 10, in Matutuine district in Maputo province.

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